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 2021-01-24 17:14 

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CNN's Stelter Questions Whether Unity Is Even Possible Right Now After Right-Wing Media Attacks on Biden's First Days...

CNN's Brian Stelter said national reconciliation might be a forlorn hope after right-wing media outlets moved to blast Joe Biden's presidency less than a week since it began. The post CNN's Stelter Questions Whether Unity Is Even Possible Righ...

 2021-01-24 16:57 

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Margaret Brennan Questions Birx on Infamous 'Disinfectant' Moment: 'Some People Felt You Became an Apologist for President Trump'...

On CBS' Face the Nation , Margaret Brennan revisited that infamous moment with Dr. Deborah Birx , who was in the room at the time. The post Margaret Brennan Questions Birx on Infamous 'Disinfectant9; Moment: 'Some People Felt You Became an ...

 2021-01-24 16:13 

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Marco Rubio Complains Trump Impeachment Trial Is 'Stupid,' Then Admits He 'Bears Responsibility' for Insurrectionist Mob...

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) blasted the "stupid" upcoming impeachment trial of Donald Trump , just before admitting that the ex-president is responsible for the mob of his supporters who laid siege to the U.S. Capitol. The post Marco Rubio Complain...

 2021-01-24 15:56 

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Birx Says Trump Was Being Fed 'Parallel Data' on Pandemic: He Had 'Graphs That I Never Made'...

Dr. Deborah Birx said on Face the Nation that former President Donald Trump was receiving very different information on the coronavirus pandemic from another source. The post Birx Says Trump Was Being Fed 'Parallel Data' on Pandemic: He Had 'G...

 2021-01-24 15:32 

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Romney Defends Senate Trial Amid Outcry from GOP Colleagues: If This Isn't an Impeachable Offense, What Is?...

Senator Mitt Romney (R- UT) defended the trial on CNN Sunday morning and said there's certainly grounds to hold it even though Trump is out of office. The post Romney Defends Senate Trial Amid Outcry from GOP Colleagues: If This Isn't an Impeachab...

 2021-01-24 15:07 

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CNN's Dana Bash Confronts Biden HHS Sec Nominee Becerra on Vaccine Strategy: 'Can You Give Me a General Timeline?'...

CNN's Dana Bash confronted Xavier Becerra on how long Americans might have to wait before the Biden administration's coronavirus vaccine strategy can be expected to take hold throughout the country. The post CNN's Dana Bash Confronts Biden HHS...

 2021-01-24 14:57 

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Rand Paul Refuses to Acknowledge Election Wasn't Stolen as Stephanopoulos Confronts Him on Trump's 'Big Lie'...

Senator Rand Paul refused to say the election was not stolen as ABC News' George Stephanopoulos confronted him on This Week over the "big lie" pushed by the former president and his supporters. The post Rand Paul Refuses to Acknowledge Electio...

 2021-01-24 14:25 

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Dr. Birx Says She Took Covid Messaging On the Road to Avoid Being 'Censored'...

Dr. Deborah Birx got somewhat candid in a new interview about being "censored" by the White House and some of the internal frustrations she felt. The post Dr. Birx Says She Took Covid Messaging On the Road to Avoid Being 'Censored' first a...

 2021-01-24 14:03 

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CNN's Pamela Brown Grills Freshman GOP Rep: You Tried to Object to Election Without 'Any Concrete Evidence of Fraud?'...

CNN's Pamela Brown put Madison Cawthorn under enormous pressure for his evidence-free stance that the 2020 election was tainted by fraud. The post CNN's Pamela Brown Grills Freshman GOP Rep: You Tried to Object to Election Without 'Any Concret...

 2021-01-24 02:43 

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Arizona GOP Re-Elects Kelli Ward As Chair, Votes To Censure Republicans Who Criticized Trump...

The Arizona Republican State Party voted to re-elect Kelli Ward as chairwoman and moved to censure Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake, and Cindy McCain. The post Arizona GOP Re-Elects Kelli Ward As Chair, Votes To Censure Republicans Who Criticized T...

 2021-01-24 02:13 

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Jesse Watters Plays Clip From Inaugural Speech Calling For Unity, Says Biden 'Declared War on MAGA'...

Fox News' Jesse Watters said that President Joe Biden's inauguration address "declared war against MAGA," while citing a section that called for unity. The post Jesse Watters Plays Clip From Inaugural Speech Calling For Unity, Says Biden &...

 2021-01-24 00:29 

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CNN PR Slaps Back With Screenshots After Being Falsely Accused of Dropping Covid Tracker...

CNN fired back at Fox News' Tucker Carlson and conservative Twitter critics falsely claiming the network had stopped airing their Covid death tracking graphic. The post CNN PR Slaps Back With Screenshots After Being Falsely Accused of Dropping Covid T...

 2021-01-23 22:33 

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Palm Beach Commissioners Dump Suggestion of Naming International Airport After Trump...

Palm Beach County Commissioners rejected the idea of naming the Palm Beach International Airport after former President Donald Trump. The post Palm Beach Commissioners Dump Suggestion of Naming International Airport After Trump first appeared on Mediaite ...

 2021-01-23 21:36 

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Capitol Rioter Charged With Threatening to Kill AOC, Capitol Police Officer: 'Assassinate AOC,' It's 'Hunting Season'...

Garrett Miller is facing serious federal charges for allegedly threatening to assassinate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and a Capitol Police officer. The post Capitol Rioter Charged With Threatening to Kill AOC, Capitol Police Officer: 'Assassi...

 2021-01-23 20:49 

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Rudy Giuliani, After Denying It, Concedes His Office Asked For $20k Per Day From Trump...

Rudy Giuliani has now admitted that an associate asked the Trump campaign to pay him $20,000 per day, but said he was unaware of that request. The post Rudy Giuliani, After Denying It, Concedes His Office Asked For k Per Day From Trump first appeared on M...

 2021-01-23 19:24 

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Condolences Pour Out Following The Passing Of Broadcast Legend Larry King: He 'Was One Of The Greats'...

Following the announcement of broadcasting icon Larry King's death at the age of 87 on Saturday morning, an outpouring of condolences were posted to Twitter remembering the larger-than-life radio personality. The post Condolences Pour Out Following Th...

 2021-01-23 19:16 

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Reporter Scores First Post-Presidency Comment From Trump, Then Gets Escorted Away From Mar-a-Lago Lunch Table...

Washington Examiner White House correspondent Rob Crilly scored a coup for the conservative paper by getting Donald Trump's first on-the-record comment since his presidential powers expired by brazenly approaching him during lunch at Mar-a-Lago. The p...

 2021-01-23 18:08 

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WATCH: Russian Cops Violently Drag Navalny Lawyer Away During Live News Report, Amid Massive Protests...

Russian riot cops stormed through a crowd, shoving reporters aside, before grabbing Navalny's lawyer and dragging her away as she pleaded for help. The post WATCH: Russian Cops Violently Drag Navalny Lawyer Away During Live News Report, Amid Massive P...

 2021-01-23 17:54 

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Most Americans Want Trump Convicted and Banned for Life in Impeachment Trial — Even 1 in 5 Republicans...

Support for impeaching, removing, and banning former President Donald Trump from federal office for life is at 55 percent, with just 31 percent strongly opposed to those penalties. The post Most Americans Want Trump Convicted and Banned for Life in Impeac...

 2021-01-23 17:02 

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Cushion Pushin': MyPillow Guy Mike Lindell Says Trump Would Back Him for Governorship...

MyPilllow founder and super-fan of former President and current Florida resident Donald Trump says Trump has said he would back a Lindell run for governor. The post Cushion Pushin': MyPillow Guy Mike Lindell Says Trump Would Back Him for Governorship ...

 2021-01-23 15:44 

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READ: Mediaite's Winners and Losers of the Week...

Each day we present a Winner and a Loser for our newsletter. In this post, we run down the best — and worst — of the week. The post READ: Mediaite's Winners and Losers of the Week first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-23 14:44 

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Politico's Ben White Gets Dragged For Saying We All Secretly Miss Trump Twitter: 'You Want Him Tweeting Those Tweets'...

Politico financial journalist Ben White took heavy criticism for a Colonel Jessup-themed tweet in which he said that everyone secretly missed suspended former President and current Twitter user Donald Trump's social media posts. The post Politico'...

 2021-01-23 13:48 

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Legendary Interviewer Larry King Has Died at Age 87 After Covid Hospitalization...

Legendary interviewer Larry King has died at the age of 87 years old. The post Legendary Interviewer Larry King Has Died at Age 87 After Covid Hospitalization first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-23 13:15 

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WATCH: Bill Maher Says Trump's Patriot Party Sounds a Lot Like Hitler's Brown Shirts...

Comic and political commentator Bill Maher told his panel of guests that the Donald Trump-inspired "Patriot Party" sound, to him, a lot like Adolf Hitler's Brown Shirts. The post WATCH: Bill Maher Says Trump's Patriot Party Sounds a Lot Li...

 2021-01-23 04:58 

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Chris Cuomo Conducts Heartbreaking Interview With Teen Who Turned In His Capitol Rioting Father Who Threatened Family: 'Traitors Get Shot'...

Chris Cuomo conducts heartbreaking interview with Jackson Reffitt, teen who turned in his Capitol rioting father after being threatened with 'traitors get shot' The post Chris Cuomo Conducts Heartbreaking Interview With Teen Who Turned In His Capi...

 2021-01-23 03:24 

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Fauci Unloads Over Trump-Era Frustrations: 'Science Was Distorted and/or Rejected... I Had Pressure Put on Me, But I Resisted It'...

Fauci bluntly said, "We had a situation where science was distorted and/or rejected. And a lot of pressure was put on individuals and organizations to do things that were not directly related to what their best opinion would be, vis-a-vis the science....

 2021-01-23 02:58 

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Michael Smerconish Claims If Senate Used Secret Ballot, Vote Total to Convict Trump Over Capitol Insurrection Would Be 'High 80s, Low 90s'...

Micheal Smerconish claims if Senate used a secret ballot, vote total to convict Trump over impeachment for Capitol insurrection would be 'high 80s, low 90s' The post Michael Smerconish Claims If Senate Used Secret Ballot, Vote Total to Convict Tru...

 2021-01-23 02:46 

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Fauci Tells Maddow He Was 'Blocked' from Going on Her Show During Trump Admin: 'They Didn't Like the Way You Handle Things'...

Fauci just straight-up told Maddow he was blocked from coming on her show. The post Fauci Tells Maddow He Was 'Blocked' from Going on Her Show During Trump Admin: 'They Didn't Like the Way You Handle Things' first appeared on Mediaite ...

 2021-01-23 01:59 

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Chris Hayes Laughs in Astonishment at Shocking New NYT Trump Report: An Attempted 'Department of Justice Coup'...

MSNBC's Chris Hayes could not help but laugh out loud in astonishment Friday as New York Times reporter Katie Benner detailed her shocking new report about another attempt from former President Donald Trump to get the results of the election overturne...

 2021-01-23 01:34 

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NYT Bombshell: Trump Repeatedly Pressured DOJ to Back Election Fraud Conspiracies, Considered Firing Acting AG After He Wouldn't Comply...

Former President Donald Trump reportedly pressured the Justice Department to sign onto his "big lie" election fraud conspiracies after Bill Barr resigned and considered firing the replacement, acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen , when he refuse...

 2021-01-23 00:57 

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'Complete Bunk': CNN's Erin Burnett Offers Brutal Takedown of Sen. Josh Hawley's Election Fraud Conspiracy Mongering...

'Complete bunk': CNN's Erin Burnett offers brutal takedown of Sen. Josh Hawley's election fraud conspiracy mongering and inciting of Capitol insurrection The post 'Complete Bunk': CNN's Erin Burnett Offers Brutal Takedown of Se...

 2021-01-23 00:36 

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Chuck Schumer Announces Trump Impeachment Trial Will Start Week of February 8th...

The Senate has reached an agreement on the timeline for former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. The post Chuck Schumer Announces Trump Impeachment Trial Will Start Week of February 8th first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-23 00:00 

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MSNBC Scores Ratings Wins In Total Viewers Thursday, CNN Still Top in Key Demo...

On the first full day of Joe Biden's presidency, MSNBC had the most viewers in total day, prime time, and the early morning, while CNN continued to dominate with viewers in the key A25-54 demographic. In total day, MSNBC averaged 2.08 million total vi...

 2021-01-22 23:49 

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Lou Dobbs Praises a Top Biden Cabinet Appointee: 'Pragmatic and Smart,' I've Been a 'Fan' for Years...

Fox Business' Lou Dobbs has been one of the most vocal Trump supporters in all of cable news, but on Friday he had some brief words of praise for one of Joe Biden's Cabinet picks. The post Lou Dobbs Praises a Top Biden Cabinet Appointee: 'Prag...

 2021-01-22 23:40 

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Former White House Press Aide Hogan Gidley Says That, Because of Capitol Insurrection, 'Last Little Bit' of Trump's Presidency Got 'Black Eye'...

Former White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley says that, because of MAGA Capitol insurrection, 'last little bit' of Trump's Presidency got a 'black eye' The post Former White House Press Aide Hogan Gidley Says That, Because of...

 2021-01-22 23:15 

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New York Times Called Out for Long Column All About Joe Biden's Rolex Watch: 'For the Times They Are A-Trollin'...

'New York Times' called out for long column not-so-subtly questioning propriety of Joe Biden's Rolex watch: 'For the Times they are a-trollin' The post New York Times Called Out for Long Column All About Joe Biden's Rolex Watch: &#...

 2021-01-22 23:07 

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Dr. Birx Says She 'Always' Considered Quitting Trump White House Covid Task Force...

Dr. Deborah Birx , one of the public faces of the Trump administration's covid task force, resigned this week, and she's now speaking out about her tenure in a new CBS interview. The post Dr. Birx Says She 'Always' Considered Quitting Trum...

 2021-01-22 22:45 

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MSNBC Analyst Questions Whether Fox News Should Be Legal: 'Brain-Mashing as a Business Model Shouldn't Be Legal'...

MSNBC analyst Anand Giridharadas questioned on Friday whether Fox News should be legally allowed to exist as a news network. The post MSNBC Analyst Questions Whether Fox News Should Be Legal: 'Brain-Mashing as a Business Model Shouldn't Be Legal&#...

 2021-01-22 22:24 

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YIKES: Chuck Schumer Accidentally Says That Donald John Trump Incited an 'Erection'...

It's Friday, so here's a stupid joke for you to enjoy. The post YIKES: Chuck Schumer Accidentally Says That Donald John Trump Incited an 'Erection' first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-22 22:17 

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Flashback Friday: Remember When A Trump Campaign Adviser Said He Would Eat His Shoe If Trump Lost?...

Former Trump campaign adviser Harlan Hill said on Election Night back in November that he would eat his own shoe if President Donald Trump lost. The post Flashback Friday: Remember When A Trump Campaign Adviser Said He Would Eat His Shoe If Trump Lost? fi...

 2021-01-22 21:55 

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Unflattering Kamala Harris Anecdote Disappears in Republished WaPo Story, Reappears Via Link...

An anecdote from a 2019 Washington Post profile of Maya Harris sister and adviser to now-Vice President Kamala Harris portrayed then-presidential candidate Harris in an arguably less-than-flattering light, as she appeared to compare life on the campaign t...

 2021-01-22 21:41 

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Meghan McCain Laces Into Biden, Fauci, and Bezos for Covid Hypocrisy: 'Total Breakdown' of Trust in Institutions is America's 'Great Horror'...

The View's Meghan McCain lashed out at President Joe Biden, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Jeff Bezos for their hypocrisy throughout the coronavirus pandemic -- lamenting the "total breakdown" of trust in American institutions. The post Meghan McCain ...

 2021-01-22 21:19 

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Capitol Police Chief Denies Sending National Guard to Parking Garage...

Capitol Police chief Yogananda Pittman on Friday denied participating in the decision that confined National Guard troops to a parking garage. The post Capitol Police Chief Denies Sending National Guard to Parking Garage first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-22 21:13 

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CNN's Manu Raju Reports Likelihood Senate Votes to Convict Trump Is 'Extremely Slim' Ahead of Impeachment Trial...

As CNN's Manu Raju reported Friday, it's not very likely. The post CNN's Manu Raju Reports Likelihood Senate Votes to Convict Trump Is 'Extremely Slim' Ahead of Impeachment Trial first appeared on Mediaite ....

 2021-01-22 20:22 

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Tom Brokaw Retiring After 55 Years at NBC News...

Tom Brokaw, veteran journalist and news anchor, is retiring after 55 years at NBC News, the network announced Friday. "During one of the most complex and consequential eras in American history, a new generation of NBC News journalists, producers and t...

 2021-01-22 20:20 

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Psaki Won't Say if Biden Agrees with Trump Determination That China is Engaged in Genocide: I'll 'Check With Our National Security Team'...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki declined to say on Friday whether President Joe Biden will stand by his predecessor's determination that China was engaged in "genocide" against Uighurs, an ethnic minority. The post Psaki Won't Say if...

 2021-01-22 19:53 

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WH Spox Psaki Addresses Burning Question: Will President Biden Keep Trump's Air Force One Color Scheme?...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki took a moment during Friday's press briefing to tell reporters that the color scheme of Air Force One isn't exactly something President Joe Biden is remotely concerning himself with in the first week of his ad...

 2021-01-22 19:40 

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Fox News Anchor Outraged By Time Illustration Showing Messy Oval Office Left By Trump: 'That Picture Isn't Real!"...

Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner was completely outraged by the "complete lie" that was the TIME Magazine cover on President Joe Biden's first day -- whining that the illustration "is't real!" The post Fox News Anchor Outraged By Ti...

 2021-01-22 19:20 

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Jen Psaki Asked If Dr. Birx is Still Part of Covid Response Team — Says She'll Have to 'Circle Back on That'...

One of the many questions that came up Friday during the White House press briefing was whether Dr. Deborah Birx is still on the covid task force. The post Jen Psaki Asked If Dr. Birx is Still Part of Covid Response Team — Says She'll Have to &#...

 2021-01-22 18:47 

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'Ridiculous and Disgusting': National Guard Sent to Parking Garage, Sparking Fury from Guard Members and Political Leaders...

National Guard troops protecting the Capitol were sent to stay in a nearby parking garage, sparking outrage on Friday morning. The post 'Ridiculous and Disgusting': National Guard Sent to Parking Garage, Sparking Fury from Guard Members and Politi...

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